Shiny Fondant

Decorating By kimco Updated 6 Mar 2010 , 11:29pm by Jack031

kimco Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 7:02pm
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how do you make fondant shiny? ive seen the cake boss use a steamer.

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leepat Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 7:20pm
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I have used a steamer or edible lacquer spray or you can smoothe a little shortening over it.

kimco Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 7:48pm
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if you use a steamer will it stay shiny? does it make the fondant gummy? im afraid lint and dirt will stick to it.

leepat Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:23pm
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No it does not get gummy and yes it dries.

kimco Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:58pm
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thanks for the info. I made a giant krabby patty for my 7 yr old neice and dont want to screw it up.

lyndim Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 9:22pm
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I heard pam works.

Jack031 Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 11:29pm
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To make fondant shiny you can either use lacquer spray, americolor bright white kneaded into the fondant, airbrush bright white onto fondant, or steam the fondant you have many options!

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